- 16 die in a NYC subway's 2nd worst accident
- 42nd U.S. Women's National Championship: Helen Wills beats Helen Jacobs (6-2, 6-1)
Kellogg-Briand Pact, 60 nations agree to condemn 'recourse to war for the solution of international controversies'.
- Jack Thompson, MP (Labour)
- Joan Kroc, wife of Ray Korc/owner (McDonald's & San Diego Padres)
- Mangosuthu Gatsha Buthelezi, premier of Kwazulu (Shaka Zulu)
- Othmar Schneider, Lech am, Arlberg, skier (Oly Gld 1952), (d. 2012)
- Peter Richard Tahourdin, composer